Articles from the October 9, 2017 edition

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New At The Library: Coates Explores Country's Multiracial History - Brevard, NC

These new books are now available at the Transylvania County Library: Fiction Duenas, Maria. “The Vineyard.” When Mauro Larrea loses everything but an old abandoned house and vineyard in Spain during a gambling stint, he travels from Mexico to se...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    October 9, 2017

'Tin Goose' Still Soars

Though the 1928 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft, also called the "Tin Goose," is no time machine, the pilot and passengers agreed the 30-minute ride on the first commercial aircraft and mass-produced...

 
 By David Gresham    Arts    October 9, 2017

BC And BHS Join To Give Fall Choral Concert - Brevard, NC

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m., the Brevard College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will combine with the Brevard High School Concert Choir in a Fall Choral Collage in the Porter Center for Perfo...

 

Making A Difference Monday To Benefit Friends Of The Library - Brevard, NC

The Transylvania County’s Friends of the Library (FOL) organization will be the featured nonprofit of the Oskar Blues/Tasty Weasel “Making a Difference Monday” program. On Monday, Oct. 16, 10 percent of all sales in the Tasty Weasel Taproom...

 

Author To Discuss 'Secrets Of The Smokies' Oct. 17 - Brevard, NC

The 2017 Bag Lunch Arts Series continues in October with “Secrets of the Smokies” presented by author Ben Anderson. The program begins at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Rogow Room at the Transylvania County Library and is made possible by the...

 

Ayesh To Perform At BRCC - Brevard, NC

The Blue Ridge Community College Concert Series will commence its 25th season with a performance by pianist Kevin Ayesh on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Auditorium. The program will feature sonatas by Mozart and Chopin, as well as an...

 

A 'Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court' Opens At BLT - Brevard, NC

After weeks of rehearsals and a transformation back to medieval times for the cast and stage, Brevard Little Theatre's presentation of "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" opens on Friday,...

 

Larence Clinton McCall

Larence Clinton McCall, 88, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Oct. 4 2017, after a period of declining health, at Mission Hospital. He was the son of the late William Burton McCall and Roxie Jones McCall and was preceded in death by his wife of 66...

 

News of Organizations

Basket Guild To Form Anyone interested in being a part of a basket guild should call Dottie Morgan at (828) 246-4090. The focus of this group will be learning new techniques and sharing knowledge of weaving. The guild formation will be based on...

 

Computer Pals Program Celebrates 20 Years - Brevard, NC

Brevard-based business Computer Pals Learning Centers is celebrating 20 years. Few homes had computers when preschoolers at A Child's World in Pisgah Forest sat down in front of bulky desk top compute...

 

CROP Walk Raises Nearly $9,000 To Fight Hunger - Brevard, NC

Eighty-five people gathered for the annual CROP Hunger Walk in Brevard on Sunday, Oct. 1. Walkers came from eight local church congregations, the youth Rotarian group, InterAct and the community at...

 

BES 'Goes Gold' For Childhood Cancer Awareness - Brevard, NC

On Sept. 22, students, staff and parents of Brevard Elementary School joined forces with fourth-grader Holmes Desmelik and his family to "Go Gold" and raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness...

 

Mountain Sun: Students Around The World Sing For World Peace - Brevard, NC

Sept. 21, 2017 was the International Day of World Peace where students across the world were invited to participate in the international event, "Sing Peace." Shelley Murley, a Montessori educator from...

 

Brevard Overcomes Miscues To Defeat East 48-28 - Brevard, NC

It wasn't the cleanest game ever played, but when the dust settled Friday night the Brevard Blue Devils emerged with a 48-28 win over the East Henderson Eagles in their Mountain Six conference...

 
 By Scotty Ruff    Sports    October 9, 2017

Braves Pull Away In Second Half To Beat Tigers 39-21 - Rosman, NC

The Tigers came to play. The Cherokee Braves have been one of the hottest teams in the mountains sitting at 6-0 on the season, but the Tigers came to play Friday night on the reservation. The Tigers...

 

Brevard Holds Off Franklin In Gritty Conference Victory - Brevard, NC

You can't say the Brevard Lady Blue Devils didn't earn it last Thursday night. In a hotly contested match against Franklin, and missing one of their offensive leaders, Brevard limited their mistakes...

 

BC Women's Tennis Defeats Montreat - Brevard, NC

Last Wednesday, the Brevard College women's tennis team opened up their 2017 season with a home victory over Montreat by the final score of 5-4....

 

Elizabeth "Bette" Rose Greenwald Fogel

Elizabeth “Bette” Rose Greenwald Fogel, 99, of Georgetown, S.C., widow of Abraham “Abe” Irving Fogel, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at Bishop Gadsden in Charleston, S.C. Born Sept. 19, 1918, in Trenton, N.J., she was a daughter of the late...

 

Tornados Fall To Covenant In Four Sets - Brevard, NC

Despite 16 kills from Hannah Elmore and 39 assists from Josie McElroy, the Brevard College Tornados fell to Covenant 3-1 Saturday afternoon. Brevard won the first set 25-16, but the Scots rallied to...

 

Fourth-Quarter Rally Propels Tornados Past Dragons - Brevard, NC

Brevard running back Nazayah Brown found daylight as he scampered 31 yards for a touchdown, following a pass from O'Shay Carter, to help Brevard earn a 21-14 victory over Virginia Lynchburg on...

 

Tornados' Men's Soccer Team Falls To Pride, Defeats Pacers

A day after losing to Greensboro, Brevard men's soccer gets back on track by beating William Peace 4-2 Sunday afternoon. The first half saw offensive fireworks from both teams, as the two teams combined for five goals in the first 45 minutes....

 

Tornados Defeat Agnes Scott Behind Four Second-Half Goals - Brevard, NC

After being shut out for the first half, Brevard's offense caught fire in the second half to knock off Agnes Scott 4-0. Brevard (7-4) scored a trio of goals all within three minutes of each other to...

 

Lady Blue Devils Drop Conference Match To Bearcats - Brevard, NC

Last Thursday, the Brevard High School girls' tennis team lost 9-0 to the visiting Hendersonville Bearcats. Two of those players in action were Aly Henneberry in the No. 1 singles spot and Esther...

 

Kiprono Places In Top 10, BC Tennis Falls To Montreat - Brevard, NC

Brevard College’s Hassan Kiprono posted his second top 10 outing of the season when he finished seventh at the Piedmont Invitational on Saturday morning. Kiprono finished the course in a time of 27:53.27, edging out Joey Teachout (Anderson) for...

 

Haunted House To Benefit Silvermont Center - Brevard, NC

Deep below the streets of the city, a secret is uncovered. Hidden far from the light of day, in the deepest, darkest recesses of a forgotten vault an ancient evil stirs. For a hundred years, it lay asleep and undisturbed – lost to time and far...

 

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